Three grand Chinese elms trees watch over this many-layered urban garden, which showcases creative landscaping on a steep property. Garden rooms and restful spaces unfold from patios, decks and a central double koru lawn. Hand-built rock walls, pots and traditional and tropical plantings are woven together to build a lush palette of foliage and colour in this terraced 1012sqm section, transformed by love, sweat and stairs.
After selling their nursery Cedar Lodge 10 years ago, these plantspeople have transformed 7ha of rural farmland into Frog Lodge. David and Noeline’s passion for conifers feature throughout this “tree garden”. Read More >
Te Kainga Marire is the only private native garden sanctuary in New Zealand to be rated as a Garden of International Significance. Read More >